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Microbiology Operations Manager

Merieux NutriSciences Allentown, PA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Purpose (Objective):

The incumbent is responsible for managing a department and providing leadership to departmental supervisors in the activities of their subordinates in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures in the execution of testing client samples.

 

Main activities:

 

      Develop and maintain systems that ensure proper methodologies are being utilized in conformance to client requirements.

      Administer corporate human resource programs relating to employee recruitment and retention, compensation, training and development, equal employment opportunity, performance appraisal, and employment record documentation.

      Take responsibility for the analysis and interpretation of data and provide guidance in the correction of discrepancies before results are released or issued to client service personnel and/or client as needed.  Ensure data is established in compliance with proper methods.

      Ensure that corrective actions are appropriate for ensuring error elimination and that documentation is completed and follow-up performed as indicated in Standard Operating Procedures.

      Support company initiatives as they relate to systems within the laboratory and work directly with other department leaders to implement methods as needed and ensure a complete understanding so that training can be performed to others effectively.

      Communicate any emerging client requirements to departmental personnel as needed.

      Work directly with internal and external auditors to provide appropriate information that will ensure quality systems are utilized in the execution of testing procedures.

      Develop and maintain expertise in the field of food science and related technologies through available library resources and peer expertise.

      Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and other systems that are required to complete job responsibilities

      Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process.

      This position has the responsibility and authority to initiate action to prevent or minimize departures from the quality system or test procedures.  This authority includes addressing resource needs to properly address issues such as client turn-around time requirements, overtime limits, employee turnover, work stoppage and assure the appropriate type and amount of materials are ready and available for use.

      Perform other related duties as needed.


 


Company Description
Mérieux NutriSciences is dedicated to improving food safety and quality through nutritional research, scientific excellence and innovation at every step of the food supply chain.

Food safety and quality are at the very heart of our expertise as a leading partner to the global food industry.

From isolating and identifying foodborne pathogens to guaranteeing product stability and nutritional content, we offer a full portfolio of contract research services to ensure the quality and safety of foods from concept development to retail shelf.

Mérieux NutriSciences professionals can help food companies develop and implement their Food Safety Plan according to the applicable regulations.

Around the world, Mérieux NutriSciences offers testing, auditing, consulting, training, and research services – all of which can be customized to meet the needs of manufacturers, food processors, caterers and retailers.

Merieux NutriSciences

Why Work Here?
Merieux NutriSciences is dedicated to protecting consumers health and we are always looking for dedicated members to join our team!

Mérieux NutriSciences is dedicated to improving food safety and quality through nutritional research, scientific excellence and innovation at every step of the food supply chain. Food safety and quality are at the very heart of our expertise as a leading partner to the global food industry. From isolating and identifying foodborne pathogens to guaranteeing product stability and nutritional content, we offer a full portfolio of contract research services to ensure the quality and safety of foods from concept development to retail shelf. Mérieux NutriSciences professionals can help food companies develop and implement their Food Safety Plan according to the applicable regulations. Around the world, Mérieux NutriSciences offers testing, auditing, consulting, training, and research services – all of which can be customized to meet the needs of manufacturers, food processors, caterers and retailers.

Address

Allentown, PA
USA

Industry

Science

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